Advanced English Language and Literature: Autumn Package

Shorter programme in Bodø

This package is for students who are looking for a real challenge when it comes to English. Our advanced English classes are designed to provide an in-depth examination of some of the greatest and most challenging ideas in English literature and language, taught by skilled teaching and research faculty. Take advantage of being in the far North by cosying up to a good book…or ten!

Programme description

This package is for students who are looking for a real challenge when it comes to English. Our advanced English classes are designed to provide an in-depth examination of some of the greatest and most challenging ideas in English literature and language, taught by skilled teaching and research faculty. Take advantage of being in the far North by cosying up to a good book…or ten!

Study model

The information applies to the current academic year. Changes may occur.
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Admission requirements

Higher education entrance qualification, language requirement, view more information about requirements and deadlines.

Entrance as a semester or year international exchange student to Nord University, campus Bodø. NB! The English level expected in these classes is higher than the university entrance requirement, and this is reflected in the reading load and course expectations. Students should note that this package is meant for more fluent users of English, for example students majoring in English at their home university, or native users of English. A more general English offer is also available in fall semester.

Learning outcomes

KNOWLEDGE

The student shall:

  • Develop knowledge of textual structure and linguistic devices and of critical and analytical approaches to both literary and non-literary texts in English;
  • Have introductory and focused knowledge of traditional and contemporary literary texts and theory;
  • Have increased knowledge of and insight into the English language.

SKILLS

The student can:

  • Use English more confidently and functionally, both orally and in writing appropriate to the audience in different situations;
  • Demonstrate English skills in a variety of formats.

GENERAL COMPETENCE

The student can:

  • Demonstrate broad-based knowledge of central authors’ biographies, secondary criticism, and their respective contributions to periods and genres of literature.
  • Apply knowledge and skills within the subject of English in an academic and professional context.

Job opportunities

The study of English provides international students with a solid foundation for communication-based work in a variety of occupations. The study of English provides a wide range of language, communication, and cultural skills. Upon completion of the semester package, students have received course content relevant to the following areas of employment:

Translation / proofreading / editing

Teaching (upon certification) / tutoring

Publishing

University recruitment / international affairs

Tourism

Further education

A semester package study of English provides international students with an excellent foundation for continued study of English at more advanced levels, such as a Bachelor of English. It can also complement other areas of study such as communication, business, or government.

Study abroad

Does not apply.

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applicants from partner institutions:
> Nomination: April 1
> Application: April 15
ECTS Credits 30
Study level Shorter programme
Scope Full time
Teaching language English
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Applicants from partner institutions:
> Nomination: April 1
> Application: April 15

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